Human Resources Business Partner

  • Assent Compliance
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Feb 05, 2018
Full time Business Development Human Resources Management / Project Management

Job Description

As a Human Resources Business Partner with Assent you will partner with the business to bring your “WOW” factor to our strategic Human Resources Team. You will make a lasting impact as you collaborate across the organization and work closely with Human Resources and the Leadership Team to help shape and implement Human Resources initiatives and programs that will scale the business for continued success.

 Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Global Culture: In collaboration with HR and the leadership team lead the development of employee engagement programs, seek ways to “up Asset's collective game”, inspire and improve communication and cohesion between teams.

  • Talent Acquisition: Attract, develop and retain high-quality talent through innovative and creative recruitment and sourcing methods. Build lasting relationships with candidates to support the organization's growth objectives.

  • Total Rewards: Stay current on the latest trends in Total Rewards, and recommend new programs that are cost-effective as we scale our business. Advise on policies and practices.

  • Employee Relations: Provide ongoing strategic advice and support to managers and employees; Support leaders in creating a high performance culture; Provide advice on Human Resources related matters and policy interpretation to resolution.  Provide coaching, mediation and facilitation. Influence a culture of continuous feedback and support the team in managing their performance feedback programs.

  • HR Advising & Planning: Enhance HR’s value proposition by implementing fact-based and analytically sound HR plans that support Assent’s overall business strategy, building partnerships with leadership and other stakeholders.

  • Onboarding: Active participant in the employee orientation and training experience.

  • Compliance/Regulatory Matters: Partner with internal teams to ensure full compliance with current and future laws as well as security controls. Deliver relevant and impactful end-to-end process and programs such as performance and compensation management, talent management, and resource planning, with goal of achieving a high performance workforce.

  • HR Projects: Collaborate with various team members to work on a variety of HR projects to expand HR’s offering and meet the needs of the business, as and when required.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties. Responsibilities may be altered and/or added from time to time to meet business needs.

Your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 We strongly value your talent, energy and passion.  It will also be valuable to Assent if you have the following qualifications,

  • 5+ years of experience in an HR Generalist/Business Partner role in the technology sector with a passion for learning and development.

  • Extremely well-versed in recruiting and sourcing using social media. While you may not be a technical resource yourself you pride yourself on being able to recruit and source top talent in this area.

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field. CHRP/CHRL certification would be considered an asset.

  • A high energy, enthusiastic contributor who wants to be part of the team building the fastest growing company in Ottawa.

  • A difference maker who knows what it takes to demonstrate the value of HR.

  • An original thinker and someone who stays current on all aspects of HR.

  • Someone who leads by example and are known for your ability to build timeless relationships.

  • An organized self-starter and are productive.

  • Able to balance the interests of our company and our employees.

  • You have a passion for high quality service and delivering exceptional support.

  • Creative thinker with a focus on innovation and learning.

  • Have the propensity to stay calm and reasonable under pressure. You are persistent and patient.

  • You have superb interpersonal skills - you able to establish cross-functional relationships in a collaborative, team-based environment with a diverse group of stakeholders including the leadership team and employees, as well as prospective employees.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; must be an articulate and persuasive communicator.

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information and sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.

  • You love to problem-solve and seek out efficiencies and improvements.

  • Your peers compliment you on being approachable and providing a warm first impression.

  • You are extremely proactive - you anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of others and are always thinking about how you can best support them.

  • You are highly adaptable and flexible- you thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

  • Your colleagues would say that they envy how organized you are, that they have been constantly impressed with how you manage your workload and that you always meet time sensitive deadlines, easily prioritizing what is important.

  • You are emotionally intelligent - you are self-aware, and can see things from various points of view.

  • Detailed understanding of social networks, Web 2.0, newsgroups, blogs etc. and knowledge of how to successfully navigate and search these channels.

  • You consider yourself technologically savvy and are proficient in all Google Applications, Word, Excel and other Microsoft related applications.

What We Offer You:

Our culture is ever-evolving. Every single new person that joins our remarkable team adds new skills, perspective and energy. Going back to our roots and looking forward to what’s ahead - this is who Assent is - a team that know that no one is a champion on their own.

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We offer programs and rewards that one would expect from a highly successful and growing technology company in Ottawa:

  • A fantastic culture, team, energy and high growth success company;

  • Competitive salary and benefits;

  • An awesome workplace in Ottawa’s East End across from St. Laurent Shopping Centre;

  • Free snacks, weekly catered lunches, social activities and the opportunity to provide a helping hand to the Ottawa community through our charitable work.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the aforementioned duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.